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Epilepsy News Around the World

Check back here for educational articles, medical updates & advances, and inspirational stories from around the world regarding epilepsy, seizures and SUDEP.

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Watch Beth Stivers and Sonya Ferguson on WKYT as they are interviewed about the upcoming event at the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana.

Thank you, Jackson, for sharing your epilepsy story to help us #ChangeOurEpilepsyStory as we celebrate National Epilepsy Awareness Month!


Matt Jones and Jackson Kirn share their stories of living with epilepsy.

Concerns About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) ​and Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana continues to advocate for each person with epilepsy through the novel Coronavirus crisis. The Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana has signed on to a letter addressed to Governor Beshear, advocating that Kentuckians with disabilities be afforded equal access to health care during this medical crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about COVID and epilepsy by clicking the button below.

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A Story to Touch Your Heart About One of Our Very Own

A Kentucky school surprised a little girl by including a photo of her service dog
in the yearbook - CNN

An elementary school in Kentucky

saved a special spot in its yearbook

for one very good girl --

Ariel, Hadley Jo's service dog.


British newborn first baby in world to join cannabis therapy trial

Norwich hospital in Europe-wide trial using plant ingredients to counter risk of seizures and brain injury
Chelsea Parodi with her baby, Oscar, and grandmother, Christine Bell, right, at Norwich university hospital. Oscar is getting cannabis-derived medicine in a clinical trial. Photograph: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital/PA

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